There is a wealth of knowledge available at every MECHANEX Show. Industry experts are on hand to give you the latest information on trends, best practice and the latest legislation. All seminars at MECHANEX are free to attend and there is no need to pre-book, just turn up on the day. Come along to see all the latest industry developments, problem solving techniques and new-to-range products that will keep your garages competitive.

RECENT SEMINAR PROGRAMME FOR SANDOWN 2017

MECHANEX SEMINAR THEATRE

Don’t miss the headline technical seminars on the main stage on both days:

11:00 – ELECTRIC & PLUG-IN HYBRID VEHICLES

Keeping up with the pace of change

12:00 – CONNECTED & AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

Autonomous vehicle operation, connectivity and control

13:15 – THE BETTER BUSINESS

Key tips for improving productivity and profitability in your business

14:30 – PRACTICAL DIAGNOSTIC TECHNIQUES

Vehicle troubleshooting in today’s aftermarket

ON-STAND EXHIBITOR PRESENTATIONS

There will be numerous product demos and hands-on presentations on the exhibitor stands across the two days, including:

PMM

Steve Carter will be joining us on-stand throughout both days of the show, looking at oscilloscope testing, regenerative braking and battery thermal management on a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. (Seminars last 30-45 minutes)

ALLDATA – TECH TALKS

Andy Savva will be hosting live tech talks on both days of the show with discussions on how to improve workshop quality, efficiency and profitability in addition to discussions on industry issues and workshop challenges

11:00/14:30

DAYCO – TIMING BELT DRIVE SYSTEMS

Dayco will be demonstrating best practice timing belt replacement

10:30/11:30/12:30/13:30/14:30

IMI – NEW APPRENTICESHIP STANDARDS

New apprenticeship standards & how they can affect you

10:30/13:00/14:30

ULTRA-PARTS – CYLINDER HEAD GASKET FAILURES

Common causes of head gasket failures and technical recommendations for assembly conditions required for a successful repair

11:30/14:30/15:30

ALL-DAY EXHIBITOR DEMONSTRATIONS

SCHAEFFLER

There will be non-stop live demonstrations including a Fiat double clutch removal and replacement using the LuK 2CT repair solution, the latest INA belt system damping technology and the very latest advice from FAG on how to overcome Audi A5 wheel bearing fitting issues

CONTINENTAL

VDO, Crypton, ATE and ContiTech will all be showcasing a range of aftermarket products

SYKES-PICKAVANT

The team is excited to be demonstrating the ATF machine for the very first time at MECHANEX Sandown

ALLDATA

ALLDATA representatives will be providing demonstrations of ALLDATA Repair

E-QUIPFIX

E-Quipfix Ltd will be demonstrating the very latest mobile, fully automatic tyre changer to fit in a van

SMART GARAGE SOLUTIONS

Demonstrations of My Service Trust

KNIGHTOOL

Demonstration of Digital Torque Adaptor

SOGEFI

Peter Coombes, industry expert, will be on hand throughout the day, highlighting the key attributes of Sogefi’s product portfolio

OSCA

OSCA has a demonstration car tucked away in a garage waiting to show off OSCA’s potential

BAILCAST

How to fit a stretchy CV boot using the Duragun air operated tool, plus how to fit a stretchy boot to a tripod joint

PNEUMATIC COMPONENTS LTD

Demonstrations of its new digital tyre inflator, the ACCURA MK4

JHM BUTTS

Demonstrations of its air operated coil spring compressors and wheel aligner